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Questions are posed to East Providence Ward 4 Council candidates

Questions are posed to East Providence Ward 4 Council candidates

EAST PROVIDENCE — The primary race for East Providence City Council from Ward 4 features members of three very politically active families. Chrissy Rossi is the incumbent, having run unopposed for election to the seat in November 2012. Previously, Mrs. Rossi was the Ward 4 representative on the School Committee, a spot currently occupied by


Ward 3 candidates for East Providence Council respond to queries

EAST PROVIDENCE — The primary election for East Providence City Council Ward 4 has four candidates on the ballot, including incumbent Tommy Rose. Mr. Rose is seeking his third term. Candace Seel, a well-known voice in the community who also opposed Mr. Rose in the 2012 election, returns for another run. The newcomers in the


Council candidates in East Providence Ward 1 answer questions

EAST PROVIDENCE — Three candidates — Robert Britto, Robert Silva and David Sullivan — filed papers and returned signatures to run for the open Ward 1 seat on the East Providence City Council, left vacated when incumbent Council President and Mayor Jim Briden opted not to seek re-election. Mr. Britto, a Ward 1 resident for


Gubernatorial candidates answer East Providence centric question

EAST PROVIDENCE — Each of the six primary candidates for governor in both parties were sent the following question from The Post editorial staff… “What specific piece of policy you are proposing will have the most direct impact on the City of East Providence and makes you the right choice for voters here?” Candidates were

City council incumbent Thomas Rose answers a question on school funding with Ward 4 opponent Candice Cain Seel (left) looking on. 
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East Providence Council candidates engage in cordial forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island and East Bay Newspapers, the parent company of The East Providence Post and eastbayri.com, co-sponsored what turned out to be a rather cordial, almost subdued pre-primary election forum Wednesday evening, Sept. 3, at the Weaver Library with candidates seeking to further their bids for

Martin Tech Ed teacher Dave Jarvais prepares hot dogs for the roast.

Martin Middle School welcomes new students with Family Hot Dog Roast

EAST PROVIDENCE — Not unlike a proud papa, Martin Middle School Principal Frank DeVall happily marshaled staff, parents and their incoming sixth-grade students through a Family Hot Dog Roast at the Brown Street grounds Wednesday evening, Sept. 3. Mr. DeVall said he decided to rekindle a similar event he was involved with when serving as

Former EPPD lieutenant and Rehoboth police chief Stephen J. Enos speaks at the September 2 City Council meeting.

Former East Providence cop, Rehoboth chief Enos denied license

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council, at its meeting Tuesday night, Sept. 2, swiftly dispatched a license application submitted by one-time East Providence Police Department member and former Rehoboth Police Chief Stephen T. Enos. Mr. Enos, whose tenure as Rehoboth chief unceremoniously ended as a ramification of an alleged drunken incident in city in December

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Horton’s Seafood closes over dispute with City of East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Horton’s Seafood may or may not be closing its doors for good due to an ongoing dispute between its proprietors and the City of East Providence’s law department. Tuesday evening, Sept. 2, at the first scheduled City Council meeting of the month, Brian Coogan, the former Councilman and State Representative who is